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Published: 22 November 2018

344 Pages | 24 illus.


ISBN: 9780190939601

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Choosing War

Presidential Decisions in the Maine, Lusitania, and Panay Incidents

Douglas Carl Peifer

  • Provides the only comparative analysis of presidential crisis decision making and naval incidents.
  • Narrates dramatic incidents in American history that occasionally pushed the country to war
  • Provokes new ways of thinking about contemporary naval incidents